Houston Texans morning huddle: Brown finds the humor
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Good morning Texans fans, and a happy Friday to you all. Let’s get our weekend started the right way, by catching up with everything you need to know about your Houston Texans! Enjoy;
Football 101: Nick Martin’s skill set – by John Harris, HoustonTexans.com
"With all of the speed merchants the Texans drafted throughout the 2016 NFL Draft, it’s easy to forget the two big fellas that’ll be coming to Houston this week. Let’s focus on second round center Nick Martin from Notre Dame and what makes him worthy of a top 50 pick/potential starter on the Texans offensive line."
Duane Brown pokes fun at his Mexican beef incident, eats an American burger – by Tania Ganguli, ESPN
"Houston Texans left tackle Duane Brown has a sense of humor about the ridiculous way he almost lost 10 games this upcoming season.More from Toro TimesHouston Texans: Can Sean Payton really be the next head coach?Houston Texans Draft: Michael Mayer should be a no doubter at pick 12Houston Texans already telling fans the Davis Mills era is overHouston Texans have hand forced, waste no time in firing Lovie SmithHouston Texans: Pros and Cons of keeping Head Coach Lovie SmithHaving won his appeal and been cleared by the NFL of wrongdoing in the matter, Brown made a little joke on Twitter."
Get To Know: Braxton Miller – by Deepi Sidhu, HoustonTexans.com
"1. Braxton Miller really, really wanted to be a Texan.Just over 24 hours before the 2016 NFL Draft, Miller was a guest on the national CBS Sports Radio’s Doug Gottlieb Show. Asked if there was a team that he was hoping to by drafted by, Miller responded with this:“A team I do like is the Texans,” Miller said on CBS Sports Radio’s The Doug Gottlieb Show. “I do like them. I’ve played against Bill O’Brien before and he’s a good coach. He knows how I am as a player. We got history together, man. Big Ten days.”"
Safety K.J. Dillon becomes first Texans draft pick to sign – by Aaron Wilson
The Texans signed fifth-round safety K.J. Dillon to a four-year deal Thursday worth $2.574 million that includes a $234,936 signing bonus.
Dillon is the first of the Texans’ six-player rookie draft class to agree to terms.